Thursday, 7 July, 2022
TopicGeo TV

Topic: Geo TV

Banned from Geo, six bullets, one car bomb, but I still won’t leave Pakistan — Hamid Mir

May be I spoke too much outside Islamabad’s Press Club. But I have suffered too much, my colleagues like Asad Ali Toor are facing too much — attacks and pressure.

Hamid Mir’s defiance of military, ISI and emergence of a new ‘General Rani’ in Pakistan

The Pakistani media may never undertake a full-throated challenge to the diktats of the deep state, but sometimes it is angry enough to let out a roar.

Pakistan’s youth are getting hooked to crystal meth and alarm bells are ringing in the govt

Pakistan's Interior Minister Shehryar Afridi raised the issue Tuesday, but even amid doubts on his facts, there is growing concern over the problem.

Hamid Mir, who accused ISI of trying to kill him, quits Geo TV

Pakistan’s budding ‘chaiwala’ turned politician, and Atif Aslam’s troubles over New York concert. 

In order to survive, Pakistan’s media often plays dead in front of the military

Unlike China, where press regulation is a state affair, Pakistan’s self-censorship emerges from something far more insidious – fear.

Pakistani news channel Geo TV goes off air but govt says we didn’t pull the plug

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Rickshaws might become extinct in Lahore soon and measles claims lives of 4 kids in Swat.

On Camera

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni sporting an Army insignia on his glove during the India-South Africa

MS Dhoni is the rainbow of Indian cricket, a cult figure who inspires youth across nation

Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s honest self-assessment always put the interests of Indian cricket ahead of any desire to build a ‘legacy’ for himself.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma pose with daughter Flying Officer Ananya Sharma in front of the fighter aircraft | Twitter/@DefencePRO_Guj

In a first in IAF, father-daughter fly in same fighter formation as fellow wingmen

Daughter of Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma, Flying Officer Ananya Sharma is currently undergoing training to master ‘superior and faster’ jets.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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